The year - 2000. The candidate? Barack Obama. The criticism? He lacked experience for the job of state senator. A pretty familiar refrain, eh?
But Barack went on the offensive, explaining to interviewers that his curricula vitae included work for William Ayers and the group he co-founded called the Chicago Annenberg Challenge. You remember Billy, right? The 60's bomber who refuses to recant the murder rampage he and his weathermen buddies engaged in until they were finally arrested.